With over 5,700 employees worldwide and over 70 years of experience, Vetter ranks among the leading companies for pharmaceutical aseptic filling. We seek to further improve the quality of life for patients all over the world and offer you exciting career 

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technician

Contract Type:  Part Time
Job ID:  42664
Working Hours: 

Vetter is an international specialist in the production of aseptically prefilled syringe systems, cartridges and vials. We are a family-owned, independent company and do not manufacture our own drugs. Our focus is on providing highly skilled support and state-of-the-art manufacturing resources - we are a Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) supporting our customers from the initial phases of clinical development and regulatory approval process through successful product launch, commercial manufacturing, and life cycle management.


The company has production sites in Germany and the U.S., as well as sales offices in Singapore and Japan.


Operates high-tech equipment and machinery to produce pharmaceutical products. Monitors the production and makes adjustments as needed. Filling and filtering procedures while calculating dilutions, concentrations, and yields of the ingredients.  Maintains and troubleshoots the production equipment.  May help in validating processes and equipment that are directly related to cleaning and sterilization, compounding and filtration of pharmaceutical products. 
Maintains records and clean room environment to comply with regulatory requirements, good manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures.



  • Manufactures batches incl. material preparation, compounding, transfer to filling, filling and freeze-drying
  • Operates production equipment
  • Responsible for assigned equipment
  • Assists in placing orders and booking materials in SAP
  • Weighs excipients/ API, measures and checks raw materials to ensure batches manufactured contain proper ingredients and quantities. 
  • Compounds solutions/ suspensions 
  • Filters solutions 
  • Prepares compounding consumables 
  • Responsible for assigned equipment 
  • Conducts the implementation of compounding procedures to optimize manufacturing processes and regulatory requirements 
  • Conducts inventory management 
  • Samples according to sampling plan
  • Prepares and Conducts autoclaving of material/equipment/tools into Grade B
  • Sets up filling machine
  • Adjusts machinery parameters
  • Retools machines with new format parts according to manufacturing specification
  • Maintains machines in collaboration with Plant Engineer Equipment 
  • Conducts the implementation of production procedures to optimize manufacturing processes and regulatory requirements
  • Assists process development in developing scalable processes with improved product yield and reduced costs for manufacturing systems.  
  • May assist with maintenance of production equipment.
  • May research and implement new methods and technologies to enhance operations. 
  • Carries out engineering activities 
  • Cleans/Disinfects/Sanitizes manufacturing rooms 
  • While performing the duties of this job, is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, climb stairs/ladders, kneel, crouch, wear safety gear and/or cleanroom gowning.  Must regularly lift, push, pull and/or move up to 20 pounds
  • Assists in training new employees
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor or manager.


Minimum requirements:

  • Entry Position with on-the-job training 
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Working knowledge of common computer software 


At Vetter USA, we provide a number of competitive compensation and benefits programs, ranging from paid time-off, health insurance and retirement plan to relocation package and tuition reimbursement, partly applicable under certain provisions.


Hire Date:  1/9/2023
City:  Skokie (Chicago), Illinois


Imagine a career at a company that offers not only state-of-the-art technology and modern pharmaceutical innovation but work that truly makes a difference. Apply now! Questions? Please fill out our online contact form.



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